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Quotes from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
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1  A very good age to be married at.
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2  Thirty-five is a very attractive age.
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3  We live, I regret to say, in an age of surfaces.
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4  In fact, I believe I am more than usually tall for my age.
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5  Indeed, no woman should ever be quite accurate about her age.
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6  Whatever influence I ever had over mamma, I lost at the age of three.
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7  The two weak points in our age are its want of principle and its want of profile.
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8  Well, it will not be very long before you are of age and free from the restraints of tutelage.
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9  To my own knowledge she has been thirty-five ever since she arrived at the age of forty, which was many years ago now.
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10  I see no reason why our dear Cecily should not be even still more attractive at the age you mention than she is at present.
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11  Well, to speak with perfect candour, Cecily, I wish that you were fully forty-two, and more than usually plain for your age.
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